Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 7/6/12
In the past decade, the Mets minor league system has not been regarded with any kind of respect. Although the minor league system has produced David Wright, Jose Reyes, and several of the starters on this 2012 team, it has also seen many “top prospects” fizzle out or not reach their full potential. This lack of respect comes from prospects like Philip Humber, Fernando Martinez, Lastings Milledge, Mike Pelfrey, Yusmeiro Petit, and several others never living up to their hype. However, over the past couple years the Mets minor league system has become deep as a lot of their prospects have started to produce results. The average fan knows about Jeurys Familia, Wilmer Flores, Matt Harvey, Jenrry Meija, Brandon Nimmo, and Zack Wheeler. These prospects are very promising, but they are not the only promising prospects in the system. These HYPE! Files will be a weekly guide to: 1. Shine light on prospects not getting their due respect and 2. Extinguish the hype on some prospects that will p...
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